Mar 7, 2014 — From Scratch host Jessica Harris talks with Mark Morris, founder of Mark Morris Dance Group, which tours over 20 weeks per year. Harris also talks with Peter Manning, founder of Peter Manning/Five.
Feb 27, 2014 — From Scratch Host Jessica Harris speaks with Rob Kalin, founder of Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods. Harris also speaks with Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, co-founders of SoulCycle.
Feb 20, 2014 — From Scratch Host Jessica Harris talks with Gary Kremen, a serial entrepreneur who launched Match.com, the online dating service, in 1993. Jessica also talks with City Year Co-Founder Michael Brown.
Feb 14, 2014 — From Scratch Host Jessica Harris talks with Robert Hammond, Co-Founder of Friends of the High Line, an organization that pioneered the transformation of an abandoned elevated train line into a public space about 1.5 miles long on Manhattan's west side in New York City. Harris also speaks with Peter Manning, who launched his own clothing company to focus on men 5'8? and under.
Feb 7, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with chef and restaurateur Thomas Keller, who bought The French Laundry, a restaurant in Napa Valley California, and turned it into one of the leading fine dining establishments in the world.
Jan 31, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with Dr. Rodney Brooks, the co-founder of Rethink Robotics, a company that makes robots for the manufacturing industry. Harris also speaks with sculptor Andrew Goldsworthy, an artist who has built a successful life building sculptures outdoors, and from scratch.
Jan 22, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with Yancey Strickler, the co-founder of Kickstarter, a website that connects artists and innovators with potential funders. Yancey, a former music critic, tells Harris the story of how he and a friend hatched their crowd-sourcing idea in a Brooklyn restaurant, from scratch. Harris also speaks with Bertrand and Roy Sosa, the founders of NetSpend.
Jan 17, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with Naif Al-Mutawa, founder of The 99, a comic series that features superheroes based on Islamic archetypes. These comics, while not overtly alluding to Islam, aim to promote values of tolerance and peace outside of and within the Muslim world. Harris also speaks with Fred Swaniker, the co-founder of African Leadership.
Jan 9, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with Mick Mountz, the Founder of Kiva Systems, a mobile robotics company that automates the warehouse fulfillment process. Kiva robots deliver inventory shelves to stationary human operators who then pick and pack the product. Harris also speaks with Dan Yates, CEO of OPower.
Jan 2, 2014 — Host Jessica Harris speaks with Ian Falconer, the author and illustrator of Olivia, a children's book series about a pig. Falconer is a set and costumer designer for opera and dance, as well as the creator of more than 30 covers for The New Yorker magazine. Harris also speaks with Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, the co-founders of SoulCycle.